News Releases

Minnesota Sea Grant's recent news releases, media advisories, and other newsworthy announcements are below. For more information, please contact MNSG Communications Manager Marie Thoms.

Application Period is Open - Deadline April 14, 2024

Minnesota Sea Grant is recruiting applicants for the 2024 MNSG Community-Engaged Internship in Fisheries and Aquaculture (MNSG CEI). The undergraduate internships are designed to broaden participation in Great Lakes, marine, and coastal professions by providing training and mentorship to the next generation of scientists, decision-makers, and community members.

Please share our CEI Internship Flyer

Whether you’re hoping for the remaining lake ice to stay around or are ready for open water season, Minnesota Sea Grant's new and improved Minnesota Lakes Ice-Out Clock could help you plan your winter-to-spring recreation. 

This position has closed.

Minnesota Sea Grant's communication team seeks a Communications Associate. We are a small, no-drama team seeking a colleague skilled at accurately and effectively translating scientific information into user-friendly language, coordinating metrics, figuring things out, and being an efficient part of our crew. Sea Grant is all about science. Facts and accuracy are paramount. 

Staff from Minnesota Sea Grant Fisheries and Aquaculture Program will be presenting recent and ongoing projects that address these challenges at the 2024 Aquaculture America conference in San Antonio, Texas, February 18-21, 2024.

MNSG Fisheries Specialist Don Schreiner talks about aquaculture and encourages fairgoers to try samples of aquaculture-grown smoked fish at the 2022 Minnesota State Fair Driven to Discover Facility. Image credit: M. Thoms/MNSG.

Minnesota Sea Grant is hiring! Position opened January 26, 2024. Reviews will begin in mid-February and the position will remain open until filled.

Minnesota Sea Grant Welcomes New Water Resources Extension Educator

This position has been filled.

Minnesota Sea Grant is hiring! Application period begins November 21, 2023. Reviews start December 10, 2023. 

This position has been filled.

Minnesota Sea Grant is hiring! Application period begins December 1, 2023. Reviews start December 15, 2023.

Supernatural Lakes: Monsters, Ghosts, Witches, Fairies, and Aliens. A special Halloween presentation of the Practical Water Wisdom: A Virtual Learning Series. 

Buffalo River State Park bog. Image credit: Tony Webster. Halloween extras by MNSG.

The Minnesota Sea Grant-led Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative is offering reimbursement to attend and/or present at state or regional aquaculture meetings in the Great Lakes states.